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Explosion Gallery

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Choose from 216 pictures in our Explosion collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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'Hooded British Territorials charging the German Trenches at Loos, September 25th, 1915', 1916

'Hooded British Territorials charging the German Trenches at Loos, September 25th, 1915', 1916. British troops in gas masks charged German trenches at the Battle of Loos on the Western Front, it was the biggest British attack of 1915, and the first time the British used poison gas. From "The War Illustrated Album De Luxe - Volume IV. The Summer Campaign - 1915", edited by J. A. Hammerton. [The Amalgamated Press, Limited, London, 1916]

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A bomb explodes on the day of the wedding of the king and queen of Spain, Madrid, 1906, (1910)

A bomb explodes on the day of the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Victoria Eugenie of Spain, Madrid, 31 May 1906, (1910). 'The most remarkable Press picture ever obtained - The actual exploding of the bomb thrown at the King and Queen of Spain'. Librarian Mateu Morral threw a bomb hidden in a flower bouquet from his hotel window as the royal procession passed. Alfonso XIII and Victoria Eugenie were unhurt in the assassination attempt, but 24 bystanders and soldiers were killed and over 100 others were injured. When Morral was discovered two days later he shot a police officer and killed himself. The attempted regicide became known as The Morral Affair. From "The Strand Magazine, an illustrated monthly", Volume XL - July to December 1910. [George Newnes Ltd, London, 1910]

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Volunteer going to retrieve bodies in the Gresford Colliery disaster, Wales, 1935

Volunteer going to retrieve bodies in the Gresford Colliery disaster, Wales, 1935. A man with a gas mask recieving last-minute instructions. 'Heroes of the Coal Mines: on 22 September 1934, occurred on of the worst disasters in mining history, when nearly 300 miners lost their lives...After the explosion which caused the tragedy, the gas fumes were so deadly that 254 bodies still in the pit could not be rescued, and the pit had to be sealed up. On 7 March 1935, volunteers who had been especially trained, descended into the death pit to report conditions. Here is one of these men, who risked his life to reclaim his comrades' bodies'. From "The Silver Jubilee Book - The Story of 25 Eventful Years in Pictures". [Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1935]

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